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Country: Portugal 


City: Bogota  or Bethesda  or Chicago  or Zurich  or Istanbul  or Faro 


Target audience: PhD students  or Industry  or Researchers 


    8 - 10 May 2017

    Faro, Portugal

    THE APPLICATION OF POPULATION GENOMICS TO FISHERIES MANAGEMENT SCOPE Population genomics enables the identification of both neutral and adaptive markers; the former can provide information about connectivity among areas due to migration and drift and the latter about strategies of adaptation to changing environment/conditions due to selection. These insights can provide the basis for defining genetically isolated populations and/or locally-adapted management units and informing conservation strategies. While providing valuable opportunities for the profitable and sustainable exploitation of marine fish, as an emerging and dynamic field, the best practices and techniques to be applied, and their effective integration into fisheries management and marine conservation strategies are still being developed. TOPIC The Foresight Workshop is designed to bring together fisheries management practitioners, stakeholders involved in fisheries policy making and governance, as well as genomic scientists to facilitate interaction and promote synergistic activities aimed at improved stock monitoring, prediction, and management to ensure sustainability in response to naturally- and anthropogenically-induced changes to the marine environment. OBJECTIVES This EuroMarine 2016 Foresight Workshop offers an important venue to bring together leaders and specialists in fisheries management and genomics to build a knowledge-platform to advance the use of cutting-edge genomic techniques in fisheries stock assessment and provide new methods and technological frameworks to inform fisheries management practices. EXPECTED OUTCOMES Together, the team will put together their complementary expertise to produce a synthesis paper of the current status of the use of population genomics in fisheries management, its applicability, value, and limitations, and also provide a set of guidelines of best practice for obtaining fisheries-relevant data together with its correct interpretation and application in management plans. This synthesis will seek to find common ground and understanding between genomicists, fisheries management practitioners, and policy makers, and provide stratagems for improved collaboration and action. 2017-05-08 09:00:00 UTC 2017-05-10 18:00:00 UTC Rita Castilho, Center for Marine Sciences Faro, Faro, Portugal Faro Faro Portugal 8005-139 Genomics CCMAR, Centre for Marine Sciences Euromarine Postdoctoral ResearchersResearchers 65 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served []
  • Marine Mammals Research and Conservation Course

    4 September - 8 February 2017

    Faro, Portugal

    Marine Mammals Research and Conservation Course Theory and practice: lectures, field trips out to sea to collect data, data handling, photo-identifications, distribution, abundance, behaviour, habitat use, human interactions, social structure, conservation, and more... Course materials and certificate will be presented. The course is equivalent to 3 ECTs. 2017-09-04 09:00:00 UTC 2017-02-08 18:00:00 UTC Centro de Ciencias do Mar (CCMAR) CIIMAR-Madeira - Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research of Madeira, Faro, Portugal CIIMAR-Madeira - Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research of Madeira Faro Portugal Mammals Marine biology CCMAR, Centre for Marine SciencesCIIMAR-Madeira [] PhD studentsPostdoctoral studentsAcademicsIndustry workshops_and_courses [] marine mammals
  • EMBO Practical Course Tree building: Advanced concepts and practice of phylogenetic analysis

    24 - 29 September 2018

    Faro, Portugal

    EMBO Practical Course Tree building: Advanced concepts and practice of phylogenetic analysis The use of phylogenetic methods to reconstruct the evolutionary history of molecular sequences is a vital part of biological research. These methods underpin studies on the evolution and epidemiology of plant and animal parasites and disease-causing organisms, and more generally they allow an objective analysis of the patterns and processes generating biological diversity. To carry out phylogenetic analysis properly, it is necessary to have a good understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the key methods and approaches. This EMBO Practical Course has been designed to provide the theoretical and practical skills needed to carry out state-of-the-art phylogenetic analyses. The past few years have seen have an explosion in new methods of analysis including the application of Bayesian analysis methods, the development of improved non-stationary models that better represent the dynamics of sequence evolution, the application of population genetic theory to phylogenies through the use of multispecies coalescent, and the development of methods for high-throughput genome-wide analyses. This EMBO Practical Course has been designed to cater for these newest methods and for understanding how they relate to the more traditional methods. Our goal is to teach technical sophistication without losing sight of the need for a critical attitude to data and analyses. 2018-09-24 09:00:00 UTC 2018-09-29 16:00:00 UTC Cymon J. Cox, CCMAR CCMAR - Center of Marine Sciences, Faro, Portugal CCMAR - Center of Marine Sciences Faro Algarve Portugal 8005-319 Molecular modelling Phylogenetics CCMAR, Centre for Marine Sciences Cymon J. Cox - EMBO CCMAR UALG PhD studentspostdoctoral researchersAcademicsIndustry 20 workshops_and_courses by_invitationregistration_of_interest Phylogenymolecular evolutionmolecular modellingBayesian inferenceMaximum likelihood inferencephylogenomics

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